Trend Report: Business Casual Trends for Women

by | Aug 22, 2017 | Business, Fashion

It’s possible to remain trendy while dressing for the professional world. Dressing business casual is full of classics, but a true fashionista can keep up with the trends and incorporating them into her work attire. For many of us, summer vacations are over (or soon will be) — and we’re back in the office full-time. Yet, it’s still blazing hot outside.

The business casual basics remain to be blouses, pencil skirts, blazers, slacks, flats, pumps and accessorized with watches, totes, statement necklaces and the likes. These classics are still a huge part of dressing professional, and can easily be sunny skies and hot temperature-friendly.

Here are Downtown Magazine‘s favorite business casual trends to add to your professional wardrobe. A business woman is powerful, but a fashionable business woman is unstoppable.

Pleated Skirts

Photo courtesy of Express

High Waisted Satin Pleated Midi Skirt from Express

Price: $52.80

Heeled Mules

Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Tony Bianco Carabou Open Toe Mule from Nordstrom

Price: $138.95

High-Low Maxi Dresses

Photo courtesy of Lulus

All Mine Navy Blue Floral Print High-Low Wrap Dress from Lulus

Price: $76.00

Wrap Dress

Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

BB Dakota Shawna Crepe Wrap Dress from Nordstrom

Price: $155.00

Tie Waist Bottoms

Photo courtesy of Ann Taylor

The Tie Waist Wide Leg Pant from Ann Taylor

Price: $119.00


Photo courtesy of H&M

Jumpsuit from H&M

Price: $49.99

Two-Tone Watch

Photo courtesy of Amazon

kate spade new york Gramercy Grand watch from Kate Spade

Price: $169.99


Photo courtesy of Stella & Dot

Valencia Tote – Saddle from Stella & Dot

Price: $149.00

Fun Pair of Flats

Photo courtesy of Tieks

Leopard Print Ballet Flats from Tieks

Price: $235.00


Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Pleione Crisscross Drop Ruffle Top from Nordstrom

Price: $38.40

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